from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A dagger typically having a slender three- or four-sided blade.
- transitive verb To stab with such a dagger.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A stabbing-weapon; a dagger: applied to any such weapon, without reference to shape or make.
- To stab with or as with a poniard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A kind of dagger, -- usually a slender one with a triangular or square blade.
- transitive verb To pierce with a poniard; to stab.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
daggertypically having a slender square or triangular blade.
- verb To stab with a poniard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a dagger with a slender blade
- verb stab with a poniard
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French poignard, from poing, fist, from Old French, from Latin pugnus; see peuk- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Middle French poignard, from poing ("fist"), from Old French, from Latin pūgnus ("fist"), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peuk-.
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